Subaru XV vs. Honda CR-V vs. Mazda CX-5: Specs comparison

Updated Sep 28, 2020 | Same topic: Highlights of the Week

Take a look and find out your best one among the Subaru XV, Honda CR-V and Mazda CX-5.

2017 is such a year for car enthusiasts, particularly crossover-hunters, with the arrivals of the all-new Subaru XV, Honda CR-V and Mazda CX-5.

The all-new Subaru XV, Honda CR-V and Mazda CX-5

The all-new Subaru XV, Honda CR-V and Mazda CX-5 are three of the top crossovers in the Philippines

By using the word "all-new", we would like to emphasize all the improvements that the aforementioned modelreceive in their latest generation, which have helped them outperform their predecessors. In detail, the XV is made with the all-new international platform of Subaru. The Honda CR-V is now equipped with a turbo-diesel engine and also has a 7-seat variant. And the last one - the CX-5 has been applied G-Vectoring technology.

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Needless to say, the three nameplates are well worth buying and experiencing. However, have you ever wondered which one is the best in term of specs? With that in mind, would like to give you a comprehensive, clear and close-up view over specs of these three “superiors”. Then, hope you can lessen your stress in choosing the best “boom” for your own without doubts.

We have chosen versions based on their prices (so it will include the non-diesel and 5-seat Honda CR-V), and put them next to each other in order to give you a quick, easy and specific comparison.

Subaru XV vs. Honda CR-V vs. Mazda CX-5: Specs comparison
Features Subaru XV 2.0i-S Honda CR-V 2.0 S CVT Mazda CX-5 SWD 2.0 PRO
Price P1,538,000 P1,539,000 P1,550,000
Seating Capacity 5 5 5
Engine 2.0L DOHC 2.0L SOHC 2.0L DOHC
Power 154hp @ 6,000 RPM 151hp @ 6,500 RPM 153hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque 196Nm @ 4,000 RPM 189 Nm @ 4,300 RPM 200 Nm @ 4,000 RPM
Transmission CVT CVT 6-speed Automatic
Brakes (front/rear) Vantilated DISC Vantilated DISC/Solid DISC Vantilated DISC/Solid DISC
Front Suspension Macpherson Strut Macpherson Strut Macpherson Strut
Rear Suspension Double Wishbone Multi-link Multi-link
Wheels 18-inch Aluminum-Alloys 18-inch Alloys 17-inch Alloys
Tires 225/55 R18 236/60 R18 225/65 R17
Airbags Driver/Passenger/Sides/Curtain/Knee Driver/Passenger/Sides/Curtain Driver/Passenger/Sides/Curtain
Dimensions (mm) 4,565 x 1,800 x 1,615 4,571 x 1,855 x 1,657 4,550 x 1,840 x 1,575
Seat trim Fabric Leather Leather
Wheelbase (mm) 2,665 2,660 2,700
Fuel tank capacity (liters) 63 57 56
Ground Clearance (mm) 220 198 185

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Know more about Honda CR-V 2024

Honda CR-V

The 2024 Honda CR-V is a midsize crossover SUV. For the Philippine market, it has three variants: the V Turbo CVT, VX Turbo CVT, and the RS e:HEV (hybrid) e-CVT. 

The latest version of this Honda model has two different engine options. For the top-spec hybrid trim, it uses a 2.0-liter gasoline four-banger paired with a dual motor and lithium-ion battery. The combustion component alone produces up to 145 horsepower and 183 Nm of torque. The electric-powered component meanwhile, can churn out 181 horsepower and 335 Nm of torque. 

Aboard the V and VX trims meanwhile is a 1.5-liter inline-4 engine that can churn out 187 horsepower and 240 Nm of torque. 

Only the VX gets all-wheel-drive, while the rest are front-wheel-drive. All trims then use a continuously variable transmission (CVT), but the one on the hybrid trim is an electronic CVT (e-CVT). 

In terms of dimensions, the all-new CR-V is 4,691mm long, 1,866mm wide, and 1,681mm (1,691mm for VX) in height. Both the hybrid and the V’s wheelbase then spans 2,701mm (2,700mm for VX). 

Locally, the Honda CR-V competes against the likes of the Mazda CX-9, Cherry Tiggo 8 Pro, Kia Sorento, Hyundai Santa Fe, Peugeot 5008, etc. 

₱ 2,100,000 - ₱ 2,590,000